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  • A blast from the past

    Becky Christofferson, Pine Bluffs Post|Nov 3, 2016

  • Upcoming Veterans Day programs

    Staff Report|Nov 3, 2016

    Since 1938 when the United States Congress declared November 11 as Veterans Day, citizens have honored those who have fought for the U.S. in all wars. This year will be no different as local schools want to show their respect of those who were brave and courageous to fight for this nation. The Pine Bluffs schools will be hosting a breakfast of muffins and fruit for veterans and students Nov. 9 starting at 8 a.m. in the Historic Pine Bluffs High School. Afterwards, veterans, community members and families are invited to attend the Veterans Day...

  • LCSD No. 2 board candidates express opinions

    Becky Christofferson, Pine Bluffs Post|Nov 3, 2016

    During the general election Nov. 8, residents living in Laramie County School District No. 2 will have the opportunity to vote upon those who will govern the school district. Five seats will be up for grabs during the election. Candidates had to file by Aug. 29, 2016 to be on the ballet and must reside in the area they are wanting to represent. Area C (Albin) Two individuals have registered for the one trustee spot in Area C (Albin) - incumbent Esther Davison and Brian Blosmo. Davison is seeking re-election because she is a lifelong learner....

  • Cheney candidacy recalls memories of another election back in 1978

    Bill Sniffin|Nov 3, 2016

    The problem with our times is that the future is not what it used to be, oops then, again, perhaps it is! – A modified famous old quote. Back to the future. Same old song. Here we go again. The more things change the more they stay the same . . . well, you get the picture. Back in 1978, Wyoming voters went to the polls to vote for or against a young candidate named Cheney, who had spent most of his adult career out of the state. But this candidate had a resume that anticipated that he might m...

  • Familiar faces leave LCSD No. 2

    Becky Christofferson, Pine Bluffs Post|Nov 3, 2016

    The Laramie County School District No. 2 (LCSD #2) lost four educators, Sue Maxted, Kathleen Lyon and Tom and Sue Watson, in May due to retirement. The four were recognized for their continued support of LCSD #2 in May. Forty-two years have passed since Lyon joined the district, teaching at the Albin Elementary School. "I taught at Albin for 29 years as a classroom teacher," Lyon said. "I taught all grades and also taught junior high reading." A title one position opened up in 2003 at the Pine...

  • Community Calendar

    Nov 3, 2016

    Items for possible inclusion in the weekly community calendar should be typewritten or legibly printed. All submissions should include the name and daytime telephone number of the person submitting the information in case questions arise. Items which may be included in the calendar are church events, club meetings, and school events. If your club will not be meeting or has a change, please contact us so we can update the calendar with the correct information as soon as possible. Items should be received on Monday at 5 p.m., one week prior to...

  • Anthony Joseph Michaud

    Nov 3, 2016

    Tim and Alisha (Burry) Michaud would like to announce the birth of thier son, Anthony Joseph. Anthony was born on September 24, 2016 in Fort Collins, Colo. Grandparents are Robert and Trisha Burry and Dennis and Susie Michaud, all of Pine Bluffs. Great grandparents include Darrell and Hilda Frank of Kimball, Neb., the late Roger Burry and Renee Burry, formerly of Pine Bluffs, the late Paul and Bernice Michaud of Fort Collins, Colo., and the late Thomas Norrie of Fort Collins, Colo....

  • Miya Anne Roedocker

    Nov 3, 2016

    Teya and Chris Roedocker of Cheyenne are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Miya Anne, who was born at 12:45 a.m. on September 24, 2016....

  • Banner County News

    Barb Cross|Nov 3, 2016

    Good morning Banner County, friends near and far. What a beautiful fall morning it is. November already and, of course, signs of Christmas have been in the stores for a while now. I keep getting these countdown days until Christmas on my computer and quite frankly, I do not want to know just yet. I am still working outside and just not ready for the hustle and bustle. The varsity volleyball girls are preparing for district competition which will begin today, Thursday, November 3. I have no...

  • Hereford News

    Carolyn Ragsdale|Nov 3, 2016

    This week at the Hereford Community Church Pastor Opdycke read a proverb about the tongue for the special. The sermon title was The Holy Ghost. One of the many scriptures Pastor Opdycke gave was Romans 8:1-17. The Holy Ghost is not scary, He is our helper. Next week the sermon title will be Do Not Be Anxious. On November 13 the sermon title will be Our Legacy of Faith. The Prairie Songbirds will be singing Stars and Stripes Forever . Following the service there will be a potluck dinner...

  • Albin News

    Charlene Smith|Nov 3, 2016

    Isn’t it April that comes in like a lion? Perhaps since the weather has been so kind to us, it decided to blow in the new month. Nothing can blow you away like a good book. Remember the book fair at Albin Elementary. If you cannot attend, you can submit an order online at The school needs orders to continue to offer book fair. All purchases benefit our school. Ghosts and goblins were out in force this weekend. The Halloween Carnival offered a blast of treats and t...

  • Decision '16: Voters head to the polls on Tuesday

    Becky Christofferson, Pine Bluffs Post|Nov 3, 2016

    The most talked about day for the country will be here Tuesday as registered voters head back to the polls during the general election Nov. 8. Laramie County Clerk Debra Lee reported at the end of the day Oct. 28, that more than 8,000 voters had cast their ballots at the early voting site at the Laramie County Governmental Complex which represents 23% registered. Lee also reported via her website that a record 689 voters cast their ballot Oct. 28. There was a total of 2,257 absentee ballots mailed out Sept. 23 and 98 percent had voted via...

  • Hornets prepare for rematch with Upton-Sundance

    Jimmie Earls, Pine Bluffs Post Editor|Nov 3, 2016

    The Pine Bluffs Hornets' trip from Cowley last Friday was a lot better than the ride there, due mostly to the win the Hornets got over the Rocky Mountain Grizzlies to advance to the Wyoming 1A semi-final round this coming Friday against Upton-Sundance. "The kids were able to put the long bus ride and rain behind them," said head coach Will Gray. "I thought they did a great job of being locked in at game time. The first half was a battle, but we were able to get going in the second half. These...

  • Coyotes beat Cotopaxi to advance in playoffs

    Becky Christofferson, Pine Bluffs Post|Nov 3, 2016

    The Pawnee Coyotes football team is on a roll, winning the last five games including the first round playoff game in the Colorado 1A Six-Man football playoffs against undefeated Cotopaxi Saturday. Both Pawnee and Cotopaxi were scoreless in both the first and second quarters for a tied game of 0-0 at halftime. The Coyotes came out in the third quarter and put up 14 points on the scoreboard while Cotopaxi added eight. Pawnee took control of the game during the fourth quarter as they scored 23...

  • Burns Jr. High Lady Broncs SEWAC Champs

    Becky Christofferson, Pine Bluffs Post|Nov 3, 2016

    The Burns Lady Broncs Junior High Volleyball team brought home the SEWAC conference title Oct. 8 after a hard tough battle in Lingle, Wyo. This was the first title brought home by the Lady Broncs since 2010. After winning against Southeast at home for the last-regular season volleyball game in three sets: 25- 23, 22,-25 and 25-13, the Lady Broncs tied with Southeast for first place in regular season play. "It was during homecoming week and we had a huge amount of support from our high school stu...

  • Lady Hornets head to state, first time in five years

    Becky Christofferson, Pine Bluffs Post|Nov 3, 2016

    The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets Volleyball team isn’t finished yet as they were able to secure a fourth place finish at the 2A East Regional volleyball tournament Saturday. The team is heading to state Thursday for the first time in five years. The Lady Hornets took on the Upton Lady Bobcats during the first match of the day last Friday and lost in three sets. The first set was close as Pine Bluffs fell 20-25. The Lady Hornets couldn’t contain Upton and lost the second set, 18-25. The third set also went to Upton 17-25. According to Pine Bluffs He...

  • Looking Back

    Nov 3, 2016

    1 YEARS AGO Nov. 2, 1916 The Farmers’ Elevator in Carpenter decided to hold a corn, grain and potato show. Many attended the Halloween frolic and pie social given at the Egbert school, raising $25 for the piano fund. The Pine Bluffs Opera House advertisement read: “if you are interested in the outcome of the coming election come to the Pine Bluffs Opera House – election returns by leased wire. Western Union operator in building.” M. Elkstrom went to Cheyenne to have his finger taken off which had been giving him serious trouble for some ti...

  • Treats and eats for Halloween

    Becky Christofferson, Pine Bluffs Post|Nov 3, 2016